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Criteria for Evaluation

Table 4 below presents information on grades, marks ranges, and associated grade points.

Table 4 : Mark Ranges, Grades, and Grade Points



Marks Grade Grade Point
80 % and Above A + 4.00
Between 75% and 79% A 3.75
Between 70% and 74% A - 3.50
Between 65% and 69% B + 3.25
Between 60% and 64% B 3.00
Between 55% and 59% B - 2.75
Between 50% and 54% C + 2.50
Between 45% and 49% C 2.25
Between 40% and 44% C - * 2.00 *
Between 30% and 39% D 0.00 (Fail)
Between 0% and 29% E 0.00 (Fail)


* Minimum performance for a pass.

Source: By-Laws, Degree of Bachelor of Arts



Grade Point Average (GPA)

The GPA is the system on which Honours (classes) and Passes are awarded. The GPA is calculated by dividing the total number of grade points earned throughout a student’s study period (excluding the First Year in Arts) by the number of minimum required CUs. For a three-year Degree program this minimum number of CUs is 22 while for a four-year Degree program is 32.



Calculation of Grade Point Average (GPA)

GPA = Σ GP/N



Where

ΣGP = Total of grade points

N = Number of CUs



When a student has completed more CU(s) than the minimum number stipulated in the By-Laws, the grade points of all completed CUs by the student will be taken in to account for the GPA calculation.



Cut-off Points of GPA

1st Class = GPA ≥ 3.50



2nd Upper = 3.25 ≤ GPA < 3.50



2nd Lower = 3.00 ≤ GPA < 3.25



Ordinary pass = 2.00 ≤ GPA < 3.00




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